bowhead whale

noun bow·head whale \-ˌhed-\
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Definition of bowhead whale

  1. :  a very large baleen whale (Balaena mysticetus of the family Balaenidae) of cold waters of the northern hemisphere that is related to the right whales, may reach a length of 45 to 60 feet (13.5 to 18 meters), and has an extremely large head with an arched lower jaw


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